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  1. Brown: A must-read for Barry fans and deep thinkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The London Free Press

    ... on creativity. Or how about this: In what other class would one of your guest speakers be Simpsons creator Matt Groening? If you get the feeling I'm jealous of Barry's students, you're absolutely correct. I would love to take a class taught by her. ...

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  2. 6 Things You Didn't Know About ChespiritoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Switched

    ... played El Chavo on "El Chavo del Ocho" was married to Florinda Meza, who played DoA a Florinda on the show. Matt Groening has said that The Simpsons' character known as "Bumblebee Man" is actually inspired on one of Chespirito's most famous ...

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  3. Iconic Mexican Actor Chespirito Dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... some of his four-decades-old programs continue to air today throughout Latin America. The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has stated in the past that the character of Bumblebee Man was based in large part on Chespirito's Red Grasshopper character ...

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  4. Mexican TV Icon Roberto Gomez Bolanos Dies At 85Read the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... around the world, translates to 'Shakespearito' or 'Little Shakespeare.'" Among other things, Simpsons creator Matt Groening has said that seeing Bolanos' antics on Mexican television inspired the character Bumblebee Man that has been a recurring ...

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  5. Brown: A must-read for Barry fans and deep thinkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The London Free Press

    ... on creativity. Or how about this: In what other class would one of your guest speakers be Simpsons creator Matt Groening? If you get the feeling I'm jealous of Barry's students, you're absolutely correct. I would love to take a class taught by her. ...

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  6. A brave new Simpsons World to exploreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | USA Today

    ... landmark, $750 million deal last year. " Simpsons World was part of those negotiations," he says, with creator Matt Groening and producer James L. Brooks. "What ultimately got us their blessing was the knowledge that we weren't going to put the ...

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  7. 'Portlandia' returns Jan. 8 2015, with guest stars including Matt Groening and Seth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen in a scene from "Portlandia" Season 5. The new season premieres on IFC on Jan. 8 2015. The city of Portland will get another season in the satirical spotlight as "Portlandia" returns on Jan. 8 2015.

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  8. Secret Art Show to make its returnRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Burbank Leader

    ... artists from the Burbank Unified School District will be displayed among pieces by established artists such as Matt Groening - creator of "The Simpsons" and "Futurama" - and Drew Struzan - the artist behind iconic movie posters for Indiana Jones ...

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  9. Gay Bull of Ireland Afforded Sanctuary in BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WebProNews

    ... roughly 2,000 unwanted farm animals and horses. Simon, who developed The Simpsons in 1989 alongside creator Matt Groening and James L. Brooks, receives millions of dollars in royalties from the show each year. Simon, who said he heard of Benjy's ...

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  10. Terminally ill Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon steps in to save Benjy the gay bullRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Independent.ie

    ... of the public and will go towards helping the bull live out the rest of his days in comfort. Mr Simon joined Matt Groening and James L Brooks to create the popular animated cartoon series in 1989. He assembled and led the original team of writers, ...

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  11. Why Smithers Was Originally Black On The SimpsonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    ... black guy-ness was merely the result of an error in the animation process. Cue the foil hats. Simpsons creator Matt Groening was a bit perturbed but still game to divulge this bit of info to TMZ as he was trying to exit an airport. Here's how ...

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  12. Smithers was black... but it was all a mistake: Simpsons creator...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Smithers was black... but it was all a mistake: Simpsons creator Matt Groening reveals why Burns' assistant started out as a different color and the reason behind making all the characters yellow But when he appeared on screen again he was yellow, because of what the show's creator Matt Groening says was a mistake. Then and now: Smithers first appeared in the third episode of the show in 1987 .

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  13. 'The Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening -- Smithers Was Black By Mistake ... DohRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | TMZ.com

    The creator of " The Simpsons " says Smithers was color incorrect when he first appeared on the show ... black. Waylon Smithers' black hue was simply a mistake, but producers didn't have the money to turn him to his intended yellow ...so says Matt Groening.

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  14. 10 famous faces who look like Simpsons charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    ... me is Armin Tamzarian is another matter. The hunched back, grotesque features and ability to terrify. We think Matt Groening must have been a fan of the chilling 1922 classic.

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  15. The Simpsons Co-creator Donates $100M To Animal Rights Charity After Colon Cancer DiagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | International Business Times

    ... Simpson, dad Homer, mum Marge and sisters Liza and Maggie - whom Simon discuss in this video. Together with Matt Groening and James Brook, the trio changed the face of television when they introduced one of the longest-running cartoons on TV which ...

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  16. Terminally ill Simpsons creator Sam Simon calls cancer 'the most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Independent.ie

    Sam Simon, who co-developed The Simpsons, has decided to give away his $100million fortune to animal rights organisation PETA and a number of to other humanitarian charities. The director, producer and writer joined Matt Groening and James L Brooks to create the popular animated cartoon series in 1989.

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  17. Here are 20 Reasons Why the Simpsons is Set in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Patch.com

    For 25 years, the Simpsons have lived in the fictional town of Springfield. The show's creator, Matt Groening, said he named the longest-running animated series after Springfield, Ore., though it's not supposed to be representative of the town.

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  18. 'Simpsorama': 'Simpsons,' 'Futurama' Crossover Episode Was 'Meh'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | News Max

    "The Simpsons" aired its second crossover episode of the season Sunday, this time with canceled program "Futurama" in a television event dubbed "Simpsorama," which was met with mixed reviews from fans of both shows. "Futurama," which had runs on Fox and Comedy Central and reruns on the Cartoon Network, was created by Matt Groening, who also created "The Simpsons," so it seemed only a matter of time before a fusion crossover episode.

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  19. Rosetta's Philae Probe To Land On Comet TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Slashdot

    ... across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come." --Matt Groening

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  20. Terminally ill a Simpsonsa co-creator donates $100MRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | New York Post

    ... he has done a remarkable job of it." Simon developed the long-running animated sitcom with James Brooks and Matt Groening 25 years ago, making Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie household names - and introducing "D'oh!" into the national lexicon. ...

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